Sequoia Recreation Map Backpacking Trails. Includes both Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks, CA Recreation Map. Areas include: Lodgepole Campground, Mineral King Canyon, Giant Forests, Grant Grove Sequoia, Ash Mountain, Silver City California, Crystal Cave Sequoia, Mount Whitney. Durable, waterproof plastic map; Folded. Map Scale: 125K; ISBN# 9781877689499
Backpacking, Day Hiking, Lake Fishing, Horsepacking
Mineral King Trail Map, Sequoia National Park Hiking Maps, Backpacking Sequoia Mineral King; Area include: Bearpaw Meadow, Franklin Pass, Little Five Lakes, Hockette Meadow, High Sierra Trail, Funston Meadow, Chagoopa Plateau, Atwell Mill Campground, Cold Spring Campground, Silver City California. Three Rivers California; Durable, waterproof plastic map; Folded. Map Scale: 63K; ISBN# 9781877689833
Mineral King Valley is inside the southern portion of SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK. Mountain passes access high Sierra terrain (only by foot trail) w/ Sequoia National Park, Kings Canyon Highcountry and Golden Trout Wilderness.
The paved road access into this canyon (Mineral King Road) does become a dirt road for a few miles, about half way in. Pavement resumes and continues to the end – where the trailhead parking and campground is situated. Numerous creeks flow through this mountain region.
backpacking & campground camping –
This spectacular mountain setting is quite different from the rest of the Sequoia National Park. Backpackers can arrive late and sleep at the walk-in camps of Cold Springs Campground.
Access to high elevation trailheads; alpine lakes and Golden Trout Wilderness Area. Day hikes, horseback rides, fishing, mountaineering routes are plentiful.
However, bears and marmots are a problem here. Store food in the steel bear boxes provided. Marmots will eat radiator hoses and chew wiring inside your vehicle. Bring a roll of chicken wire to wrap your automobile, if you plan to leave it unattended for any amount of time.
Additionally, evening ranger programs are presented in summer months.
Tom Harrison Trail Map: Kings Canyon High Country Trail Map. Areas include: Rae Lakes, Paradise Valley, Cedar Grove, Kearsarge Pass, LeConte Canyon, Crown Valley, Tehipite Valley, Blackcap Basin; John Muir PCT Wilderness Map, Pacific Crest Trail, US Hwy 395 Eastern Sierra Nevada; Backpacking High Sierra, Hiking Backpacking Kings Canyon National Park.
Official Trail Map for the U.S. National Forest Service. Map scale 1:63,360. Contour lines at 80 foot intervals show elevation. Detailed road network shown. Encompassing 475 square miles in the Sequoia and Inyo National Forests. Map Scale = 1″ to mile; Usually only found at Ranger Stations – Hard to find maps. Perfect for a day hike reference or extended backpacking adventures. Printed on paper in 1995.
Golden Trout Wilderness Trail Map, Sequoia National Forest, South Sierra Backpacking Maps, Forks of the Kern River Map, Jerky Meadow Trailhead, Big Whitney Meadow, Kern Peak, Coyote Peaks, Grey Meadow, Little Kern River, Kern Canyon, Jordan Hot Springs, Casa Vieja Meadow, Monache Meadows. Topo Sequoia Camping Kern River.
JERKY MEADOW trailhead Forks of the Kern, located at the end of Sequoia forest road #22S82 also has numerous primitive camp sites located near the Kern Gorge. A moderate day hike will lead to waterfalls, swimming holes and granite bowls like these. Steep trails lead further down to the river 1000′ below. Forks of the Kern, Upper Kern River, Kern Hot Springs, Golden Trout Kern, Golden Trout Wilderness Area, South Sierra, Kern River Fishing, Camping, Backpacking Jerky Trailhead. Kennedy Meadows, California.